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  1. Thread: stones

    by SCI-Nurse
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    I don’t know but a urinalysis could check to see...

    I don’t know but a urinalysis could check to see if there is an infection or blood in urine
    -drink 8 glasses of water
  2. Good question. The prevention of HO is an...

    Good question. The prevention of HO is an “unapproved” use of this medication. I would consult the surgeon and have him/her contact the manufacturer or drug company

    pbr
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    I miss mr_coffee too. Anyone in touch with him?...

    I miss mr_coffee too. Anyone in touch with him?

    (KLD)
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    CAF grant application open season

    The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) has given over 26,000 individual grants to individuals with physical challenges across 103 sports, in all 50 states, and in 60 countries. To apply, an...
  5. I don't recommend heating pads, electric...

    I don't recommend heating pads, electric blankets, hot water bottles, etc. for people without sensation. I have seen horrible burns from this. Better to use some or all of the following:


    ...
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    Not that I remember. There was a Cherry, but she...

    Not that I remember. There was a Cherry, but she has not been here since 2012: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/member.php?11005-Cherry

    (KLD)
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    Here is a battery powered one from Home Depot. No...

    Here is a battery powered one from Home Depot. No experience with it's use though:

    https://www.homedepot.com/p/SkyLink-Swing-Door-Opener-DM-50/203075989

    (KLD)
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    Ours goes without saying... (KLD)

    Ours goes without saying...

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  9. New Bowel/Bladder/Skin Resources from the CDRPF

    https://www.christopherreeve.org/living-with-paralysis/health/secondary-conditions


    When it comes to healthy living, many think nutrition and exercise are enough. While these are certainly...
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    Yes, rdf is missed. He last logged on in December...

    Yes, rdf is missed. He last logged on in December 2018.

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    OP has not been back to this site since Jan....

    OP has not been back to this site since Jan. 2019, so unlikely to see your post.

    (KLD)
  12. The E&J rehab shower/commode chair has been made...

    The E&J rehab shower/commode chair has been made by another manufacturer who bought the patent years ago. You may want to look at a different brand.

    Check these out:

    https://www.nuprodx.com/...
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    Many insurances don't cover OTC medications,...

    Many insurances don't cover OTC medications, which include any type of glycerin or bisacodyl suppository. Magic Bullets are not cheap, and generally the best price is directly from the manufacturer:...
  14. I know, but why build one with a basement for a...

    I know, but why build one with a basement for a single level home for someone in a chair? Why would you need one?

    (KLD)
  15. Thanks. Got the photos. I think you have a...

    Thanks. Got the photos. I think you have a combination of issues going on. #1 is a skin tear over your ischium which is probably also a pressure injury. How deep is that slit? It is easy for a sinus...
  16. Removing the rods and crews helps to give you a...

    Removing the rods and crews helps to give you a little more flexibility so is not uncommon. It depends on why the rods were put in - non-traumatic cause versus traumatic.

    I am sure it is scary -...
  17. You should take a look at the microcyn postings. ...

    You should take a look at the microcyn postings. That seems to have worked miracles for some people on this forum. Also, make sure that you keep your fluid intake up - I know you probably do that...
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    I echo 24/7 Quad. I would certainly talk to your...

    I echo 24/7 Quad. I would certainly talk to your prescriber about increasing your baclofen just a little. It may not take a lot and you are using very small doses.
    If you find that you don't...
  19. Check out these resources for plans that you...

    Check out these resources for plans that you might want to use as a starting point.

    https://www.pva.org/research-resources/accessible-design/accessible-home-design-book/
    ...
  20. No message received. Did you follow these...

    No message received. Did you follow these instructions?

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?51479-Private-messages-for-the-SCI-Nurses

    You would need to add the photos as an attachment...
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    Hasn't logged on here since 2014....

    Hasn't logged on here since 2014. http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/member.php?9647-2jazzyjeff

    (KLD)
  22. Thread: Neck Pain

    by SCI-Nurse
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    Opioids are not a very good treatment for...

    Opioids are not a very good treatment for neuropathic pain. Have you tried gabapentin (Neurontin) or pregabalin (Lyrica)?

    NSAIDs are good for orthopedic or muscular pain, but can also interfere...
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    No, not at all. Rainman was trying to find out...

    No, not at all. Rainman was trying to find out what happened to DA. He is not DA.

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    You should only use one suppository type, in my...

    You should only use one suppository type, in my opinion. I am not sure what using two different types would accomplish.

    As long as the Magic Bullet is prescribed, most insurance companies do...
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    I would be curious to see what is happening...

    I would be curious to see what is happening underneath that scab. Have you seen a wound care specialst about it? Feet and toes are tricky to heal due to circulation eing decrease to those areas.
    I...
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